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Board Passes Act Creating ‘Safe Leave’ For Domestic Violence Victims

Board Passes Act Creating ‘Safe Leave’ For Domestic Violence Victims

White Plains, NY — On Tuesday the Westchester County Board of Legislators unanimously passed a measure that will give victims of domestic violence, as well as victims of human trafficking, the ability to take “safe leave” from their jobs.  The time off will permit them to deal with issues surrounding their situations, without fear of retribution from employers. Read more

Released:04-23-2019 | See More _Newsroom

Board Approves $2 Million for Restoration of Merestead Property

Board Approves $2 Million for Restoration of Merestead Property

White Plains, NY — The Westchester County Board of Legislators this week approved $2.05 million in funding to repair Merestead, a county park located in the Town of Bedford and Mount Kisco, Legislator Kitley Covill (D - Bedford, Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Pound Ridge, Somers) announced. Read more

Released:03-28-2019 | See More _Newsroom

Community Leaders Honored at Board’s Women’s History Month Celebration

Community Leaders Honored at Board’s Women’s History Month Celebration

White Plains -- The Westchester County Board of Legislators Monday night celebrated Women's History Month, honoring four women who have long careers as community leaders in the County. Legislators Damon Maher (D - Eastchester, New Rochelle, Tuckahoe) and Terry Clements (D - New Rochelle, Pelham, Pelham Manor) presented a proclamation to Barbara Davis, New Rochelle's City Historian since 2001, and Community Relations Coordinator for the New Rochelle Public Library. Davis is the... Read more

Released:03-26-2019 | See More _Newsroom

Board Backs State Legislation to Reform Criminal Justice Process

Board Backs State Legislation to Reform Criminal Justice Process

  White Plains, NY — On Monday, the Westchester County Board of Legislators passed a resolution in support of three pieces of legislation pending in Albany that will transform the state’s pre-trial criminal justice procedures. Read more

Released:03-25-2019 | See More _Newsroom

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